Course Description

You will learn through hands-on experience and from experts with links to the health sector, government and community about how to help a range of people in the community. This includes families in need, younger or older people, and people living with injury or disability.

You will learn about how human services are provided throughout Australia and develop a clear understanding of the principles of social justice and empowerment in the sector. In your first year, you will take core subjects. In your second and third years, you will study areas such as welfare, community and family, disability and ageing.

You will complete a professional practice placement in your final year.

Honours is available for this degree (through an additional year of study).

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,444 total course cost.

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Social Work undergraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.3% (national average 70.7%)
Improved skills: 91.3% (national average 86.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 92.2% (national average 86.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Griffith University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Social Work undergraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 70.9% (national average 69.8%)
Studying full time: 8.5% (national average 10.6%)
Median full time salary: $59,800 (national average $60,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Griffith University Code: 1098